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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00

Hairy Jeremy
Animation. (R)

7.05 Playdays
Today's story is about loneliness. (R)

7.25 Taz-mania
Cartoon fun with the whirling dervish. (R)

7.45 Smart
Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1 (S)

Then Rewind Shown yesterday BBC1 (S)

8.15 Biskitts
Cartoon. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
The hectic adventures of the animal inhabitants of Busytown. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5) A Letter 1539102 9.15 Storytime (ages 4-5) Dottie/Titch
9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) (S) 8473831 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Art: Growing Things (S)

: Teletubbies

Apple Pie. TheTubbies watch two children as they prepare an apple pie. (R) (S)

: Tweenies

Disappearing Shoes
Milo and Max's shoes vanish, but who is the mystery snatcher?
Repeated 3.25pm BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Music Makers (ages 9-11) Infinity Diner: Pitch (S)
11.10 See You, See Me (ages 7-9) Health: Food Is Fuel (S)
11.30 English Express (ages 9-11)
Ideas and Imagination: Capturing the World (S) 7771218 11.50
Megamaths (ages 7-9) Division:
Divide by Four IS) 7043522 12.10
Landmarks (ages 9-12) Rivers of the World: the Angara (S)

: Working Lunch

Consumer news.

: Starhill Ponies

Animated fun and adventures down on the farm. (R)

: School programme

Landmarks (ages 9-11) Time Lines: Children (S)

: Holiday Snaps

Carol Smillie is in Port Grimaud, near St Tropez. Sankha Guha visits San Remo, Italy.

Contributors

Unknown: Carol Smillie
Unknown: Sankha Guha

: Seven Seas to Calais

Historical adventure. Sir
Francis Drake sets sail in pursuit of the Spanish and their treasure, leading raid after raid against the enemy. Widescreen. Directors Rudolph Mate. Primo Zeglio
(1962) (S) (W) Films: pp 72-76 ***

Contributors

Unknown: Francis Drake
Directors: Rudolph Mate.
Directors: Primo Zeglio

: News

(S) Weather

: Whose House?

Antony Worrall Thompson and Alice Beer play the mystery property quiz game.

Contributors

Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson

: Ready Steady Cook

Culinary challenge show, presented by Fern Britton. (S)

Contributors

Presented By: Fern Britton.

: Two Fat Ladies

Clarissa Dickson Wright and the late Jennifer Paterson prepare adventurous outdoor food for a party of scouts. (R)(S)

Contributors

Unknown: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Unknown: Jennifer Paterson

: Lowri

Entertainers and actors including Lionel Blair , Vicki Michelle and John Altman talk about that peculiarly British brand of seasonal entertainment- panto. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Blair
Unknown: Vicki Michelle
Unknown: John Altman

: Ask the Family

Another chance to see the grand final of the family knockout quiz. Hosted by Alan Titchmarsh.
Postponed from 15 October (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: The Simpsons

A double bill of animated anarchy in the town of Springfield.
6.00 Bart Gets an Elephant. Bart receives an unusual prize when he wins a radio competition. (R) (S)
6.20 The Boy Who Knew Too Much. Bart has an important choice to make after he sees an assault. (R) (S)

: Quantum Leap

Piano Man. Back in the eighties, Sam enters the body of a man with something to hide. (R) (S)

: Country Tracks

In the last show of the series, the survival volunteers conclude their week in the wilds by cooking a meal for a special guest. In addition, Pete McCarthy visits a farm that is keeping traditional hop-growing alive for British ale, Guy Linley-Adams looks for freshwater pearls in Scotland's River Tay, and Lindsay Cannon braves a frozen waterfall.
Series producer Patrick Flavelle (S) (W) E-MAIL: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Unknown: Guy Linley-Adams
Unknown: Lindsay Cannon
Producer: Patrick Flavelle

: Wild Climbs

A six-part celebration of human courage that follows the world's finest climbers as they scale their chosen peaks and reveal what drives them to such exhilarating heights.
Stevie Haston and his partner Laurence Gouault face the mixed ice climb of Colorado's Vail ski resort. See Choice.
Series producer/director Richard Else (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Stevie Haston
Unknown: Laurence Gouault

: Gardener of the Year

Alan Titchmarsh continues his journey around Britain in the search for the BBC Gardener of the Year.
Northern Ireland candidates Nicola Baird , Donal McBride ,
Jill Scott and Joan Christie gather at the National Botanic Garden of Wales to have their horticultural merits judged by the panel of Ali Ward , Nigel Colborn and Adam Pasco.
Director Mark Scott : Producer Vanessa Jackson (S) (W) Raising expectations: Alan Titchmarsh , page 48

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Nicola Baird
Unknown: Donal McBride
Unknown: Jill Scott
Unknown: Joan Christie
Unknown: Ali Ward
Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Adam Pasco.
Director: Mark Scott
Producer: Vanessa Jackson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Have I Got News for You

Angus Deayton presents another barrage of satirical broadsides at those in the news. Team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by guest panellists Jon Snow , from Channel 4 news, and Tribune editor Mark Seddon.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow Repeated on Sunday (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Jon Snow
Editor: Mark Seddon.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Giles Pilbrow

: Hippies

London in the sixties in the swinging setting for this new six-part comedy, written by Arthur Mathews.
Protesting Hippies. The staff at underground magazine Mouth need to find a suitable subject to protest about in order to impress an important visitor in town. See Choice.
Director Martin Dennis : Producer Geoffrey Perkins
Repeated on Sunday (S) (W) Hippy days: page 30

Contributors

Written By: Arthur Mathews.
Director: Martin Dennis
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Ray Purbbs: Simon Pegg
Alex Picton-Dinch: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Jill Sprint: Sally Phillips
Hugo Yemp: Darren Boyd
Mum: Geraldine McNulty
Dad: John Benfield
Jerry Gurvitz: Rolf Saxon
Peter Mountstewart: Kevin Eldon
Desmond Kemp: Paul Shearer
Salesmen Nigel Williams,: Peter Lapp
Security guard: John Bardon
Policeman: John Labanowski
Hippies: Paul Bigley,
Hippies: Scott Jason
Onlooker: Nick Wymer

: The League of Gentlemen

Another chance to see the Montreux award-winning comedy. Welcome to Royston Vasey. An introduction to the unusual northern town where the welcome is often less than warm.
Written by Jeremy Dyson , Mark Gatiss , Steve Pemberton , Reece Shearsmith Director Steve Bendelack ; Producer Sarah Smith (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Royston Vasey.
Written By: Jeremy Dyson
Written By: Mark Gatiss
Written By: Steve Pemberton
Director: Steve Bendelack
Producer: Sarah Smith

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Vine. At 11.00 News headlines. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Dazed and Confused

Comedy drama. It's the end of summer term at a Texas high school and the seniors are getting ready to put the freshmen through the ritual humiliation of "hazing". Widescreen. Director Richard Linklater (1993.18) (S) (W) Films: pp 72-76 ****

Contributors

Director: Richard Linklater

: The Cops

Controversial police drama. Ends 1.50am
Shown on Monday at 9pm (S) (W)

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Dynamo Literacy (ages 7-9) Ends 5.00am








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